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. abc7 news reporter laura anthony is there with the continuing coverage of the tragedy. >> the latest here is that the scene of the tragedy now may never reopen. that is yet to be determined. in the meantime we found local high school students who were out here tonight tending to a more immediate task. they are the young people of sandy hook who committed themselves to keeping all of the tiny flames burning. even as the cold, connecticut rains keep snuffing them out. >> i am just lighting candles since they are all going out with the rain to keep the spirit out and alive and going. >> while the public memorial grows, the private funeral services continue for all of those killed in sandy hook in agonizing succession. >> it is deep sadness with intense love at the same time. it tears you to the very fabric of your being. >> at saint rose of lima catholic church in newtown, back to back funerals for six-year-olds. first a service for james mattioli, and then two hours later the tiny white casket of his schoolmate jessica rikos. and except for sandy hook students, most others in newtown r
that have been made? >> laura anthony is live at kitty elementary school. laura? >> hi, carolyn. this is like winning the lottery nearly $30 million in new revenues but money only can be used on certain things and the teachers union here had to sign off on certain requirements that their counter parts refused to do. these union city third and fourth graders will soon have electronic tablets in their hands as another tool in the classroom. that is after the new haven school district was awarded a $29 million grant from the federal government. >> we were just thrilled it's a validation of the work we've been doing over the last many years. >> this district one of three in california, 16 nationwide to win race to the top funding. it will help restore library and computer services throughout the district. and the money will go towards a number of programs designed to deepen student learning, improve achievement and prepare students for success in college and beyond. >> every student will get a mini tablet. teachers will get tablets and lap tops. cameras will get document cameras. an
:00 laura anthony will report live. >> mine hill road near scott's valley in santa cruz mountains could be closed sometime after part of the two-lane road washed away yesterday in the rain as you can see here. a portion of one lane is washed away. residents say it is going to be inconvenience, not easy. many in the area use roads to access northbound highway 17. >> much of the bay area continues to dry out and clean up after this trio of storms. >> this sky 7 video weigh we want to show you shows toppled trees around san francisco. >> crews cleaning up the mess in the mission district. sam says water was knee deep in the building he manages. he says storm drains can not handle run off. the problem has been around for years. >> this is over there. this is pipes that are so small. it doesn't support the water. the same problem. >> city crews worked into the night, learing away trees that toppled throughout san francisco. public works crews received roughly 40 calls, a power pole snapped in the sunset district. >> abc 7 news viewers flooded you reports with great photos of the rain. mirea
are going to hear about some of the heros who helped save lives. laura anthony from connecticut lart today on abc 7 news. >> right now in the bay area it is a soggy start to sour sunday. we have a look at the weather. >> we are milder than yesterday. hi temperature yesterday was 49. right now we sit at 49. low level moisture keeping it mild. they are not widespread focused mainly on the north base. numbers to the 40s and near 50 this morning. by this afternoon once again the north bay the coastal hills saver the shower activity with temperatures in the mid 50s. another system is on the way. it could bring anywhere from half inch to an inch of rain in the wittest locations in the north bay. they pick up over the next 12-18 hours or so. they bring storms to the pacific and bring us a rainy couple of days in autumn. >> thank you lisa. >> grieving community came to a candlelight vigil. they share stories of loss so many families are copeing with. a doctor who helped victims is also deeply shaken by what he experienced. >> this is the darkest thing i have ever walked into by far. i have been th
reporter laura anthony will report live on our newscast at 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. you can find latest developments on our web site abc 7 news.com as well as our facebook page and twitter feed. >> now, san francisco police are looking for anyone with information on the shooting death of a concord high school football player saturday night. montreal blakely shot around 10:00 in the bay view district, taken to the hospital by a friend wraez pronounced dead. blakely was a senior in concord high. the school has made grieve counselors vainl for students and staff. >> moving on to weather now. a really soggy start to the week. >> there is widely scattered showers around the bay area, nothing like steady rain we saw this morning. that wet weather caused a number of accidents and slowed commute to a crawl in spots. >> umbrellas out today in san francisco, here is sandhya patel, and i guess we're not putting umbrellas away just yet. >> smart idea looking at live doppler 7, you'll see what is left. there isn't a lot left. we're watching a few light showers south of san jose around morgan hill an
in wine country. several inches of rain there. laura anthony joins us life things have improved but this is one of the trouble spots. one of the first to flood in this area. heavy rains move into petaluma that is what happened this morning. and overnight, into the north bay. willow brook creek began to overrun banks. think of this as a water way because it was so low this week. here on industrial avenue water front caused the parking lot to flood. >> this disrupts our ability to brait the company. we can't load from the dock. our employees zront a place to park. >> this water came up quickly this morning. we're hoping it stays where it is now. >> that is a gentleman that live as long the petaluma river. this is a refrigeration business near the river. it hasn't flooded in years. when it did it was in conditions like this. with high tides projected to be at seven feet on sunday, the concern is that that river with grounds saturated that river and creeks like the one behind this property will overflow again. we'll hear more from folks getting ready for this weekend's new round of
and laura moved from san francisco. >> reasonable shopping around. good stuff. lots of kids in the neighborhood. lots of people walking their dogs. so, this fits nice. reporter: nice or not, laurel admits she does not venture out at night. winkler likes the name nob expe is selling this home for $849,000. >> didn't think of it as name change, sort of as a creation of a district or a -- getting anite. reporter: the area has been known as the golden gate district, or just north oakland, to residents for years. kelly is a partner in the cupsake shop in oakland. >> i don't really think it needs to change. the neighborhood can grow and the name can stay the same. >> residents who say they're willing to fight this name change and there's no telling how long this name will stick around. abc-7 news. >> ama: a triple homicide suspect in a shooting at an indian reservation has died of getting into a gunfight with officers. seven people were shoot at the indian reservation about 50 miles north of bakersfield. three people died and four others were wounded, including the suspect's two y
. >> scott and laura moved into this area of north oakland with some realtors referred to refer to as noby. >> there is regional shopping around and lots of people walking. >> she loves north oakland. she has lived at this memo for 30 years. >> this is a longstanding north oakland community that is being swallowed up by real estate agents. >> she does not like the idea that real estate agents are selling her neighborhood as boby. she says its plan to sanitize an area of oakland to boost home prices. >> it feels like we are in a pawn of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland. >> five shootings on oakland does nothing for oakland as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change reflects the revitalization of the city. new restaurants and old sturdy homes are attracting new families. he likes the name noby. he is selling this home in emeryville for $849,000. its block away from the oakland border. >> didn't think of it as a name change. its creation of a district or giving it an identity. >> the area has been known as golden gate district. a partner o at cupcake sh
into the mine. again man. laura anthony will have a report tonight at 5. you can sign up for our breaking news alerts at abc7news.com. >>> traffic is moving slowly once again on i-5 this morning after a massive chain reaction crash near the oregon border north of yreka near the town of hornbrook. the freeway was shutdown all night, up to 60 cars and trucks were involved, 16 were hurt, eight taken to the hospital, chp says the mess was caused by black ice and people driving too fast. >> this morning we didn't have black ice although i was cold enough. >>> we had thick frost this morning. good morning. here's the set-up as you look at live doppler, radar and satellite superimposed, you don't see radar returns, don't see satellite returns until you get well north those were the things that would have kept us a little warmer. without them high pressure, dry air and these are the coldest temperatures i could find by region in petaluma 21°, fremont east bay shore 24 san ramon east bay valleys 27 napa 28, santa clara south bay, palo alto 29 forest hill area of san francisco without frost, 35. >>> th
. there is so much need. >> reporter: laura kelly and her family came from connecticut to help rebuild. >> if i was ever in this position, i would hope people would come and do the same for me. i figure it's the least i can do. >> reporter: but they say it's not a little deed. it's given them hope and a sign the christmas spirit is still alive. cbs news, breezy point, new york. >>> also in breezy point, a couple determined to rebuild their lives... they grew up in breezy point. it was always their plan to make a home there, but sandy put that plan on hold. >> it's a little bit of hope, to see we're going to pull through this. we're gonna do it one day at a time. we're going to rebuild. >> more than 100 homes burned to the ground in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. many of the other 2800 homes were destroyed by floodwaters, including the home that tracy and rich shared together. >>> we get the tiniest taste of that today. a san francisco gas station is shut down after its roof collapsed on top of a car this afternoon, in the aftermath of our own storm. this is the 76 gas station at 17th. nobod
with us for continuing coverage. laura anthony will have live reports from connecticut beginning tomorrow and you can get updates anytime at abc7news.com. >>> we do have breaking news out of southern california. police have one person in custody after reports of shots fired at the upscale fashion island mall in newport beach, witnesses report they heard a gunshot in the macy's parking lot. there are no reports of injuries. >>> it has been a soggy saturday. and take a look at this video shot a short time ago as the rain came down in san francisco. you can see people with their umbrellas hurrying through the rain. let's head right to leigh glaser with a check on the weather. >> leigh: it has been wet, especially the north bay and downright cold. highs in the upper 40s. here's a live look from live doppler 7hdy you can see the moisture starting to evaporate. we had some earlier moderate rain in the north bay, but you can see as this cold front slides south, things just start to fall apart a little bit. petaluma, a little light rain. some in hayward, fremont, and moderate rain between morgan
is closed for quite some time at least a mess for quite some time because of this. story tonight from laura anthony. >>reporter: clean up continues before the repair can begin along mountain view drive in lafayette. one day after steady downpour ripped away a huge section of the roadway that runs over a creek. jeffrey lives cross by but didn't get tout see his neighborhood newest feature until today. >> my gosh. i live right up vat street and i didn't know. >>reporter: city of lafayette predict may not be until spring before this section of roadway is completely repaired. first order of business is stopping the flow of water before the next rain move in. >> all but one water line has now been addressed. still one water line that needs to be to be fixed or shut off. and so that's what we concentrate on today. >>reporter: in the mean time those who live here will probably have to get used to the sight of the sink hell and all the truck and equipment that has moved in to repair it. >> they say it will take week ors months to fix. what will that do to the neighborhood do you think. >>
. tore those who qualify it's a life changing experience. abc7 news reporter laura anthony has the story. >> we've got the money. >> oakland glen taylor is celebrating she just qualified for $20,000 in down payment asis stangs from wells fargo bank. it's the last piece she needs to buy a home for her family. >> dreams come true? >> dreams do come true. they do. they do. >> wells fargo is reaching out to hundreds of bay area families, trying to help them with $20,000 toward a down payment on the purchase of a home. sean coleman lined up at 6:00 a.m. and was one of the first to find out he qualified. >> exciting day for you? >> yes, it is. most exciting thing, better than a birthday. >> and not everyone who applies will qualify. applicants muff a consistent income and strong credit history. for those who qualify the entire $20,000 will be forgiven if the buyer stays in their home for at least five years or prorated 20% per year of residence. >> the goal is to make sure we don't have people jumping in is flipping properties but lit rattily stay there. >> they stopped to enjoy the home tour
't happen there very often. correct side drive in walnut creek. 7 news reporter laura thoyn has the story. >> it's fair to say they were concerned for their well-being. >> while releasing few details walnut creek police maintain the map shot and killed by the officers posed an immediate threat. it all started with nine 11 call from cell phone at 315 this morning. woman could be heard screaming in the background. when officers arrived at the diablo point apartments they were confronted by man armed with undisclosed weapon. >> they were forced to shoot the individual and that individual was pronounced deceased at the scene. >> really foreign to this area. >>reporter: neighbor wallace told 7 news he was asleep until he heard noises that he didn't medley recognize as gunshots. >> i was actually just woke up out of my sleep by the sound of so you knowed like banging. i didn't even know it was a gun. >>reporter: police say more than one officer was involved in the shooting. investigators would not reveal how many shots were fired or whether man had a gun or fired at police. the officers
to the tragedy. reporter laura anthony is also in connecticut and she will have live reports. >>> now back to our storm watch coverage. new storm moved into the bay area overnight in the santa cruz mountains are getting hit with showers this morning. reporter terry mcsweeney joins us live, how heavy are they? >> it's pretty light showers but it doesn't stop. it's been going for at least three hours up here, probably longer than that. take a look at pictures, at the summit give you an idea what is going on. you can see some cars and trucks going through. again, nothing heavy, but it just doesn't quit. now with the traffic getting a little heavier, probably a good time to keep that in mind. also, in the north bay, look at pictures we have from the golden gate bridge. showers this morning and video this morning around 2:30 this morning. i came across the golden gate bridge around 3:00, a little bit before, it was light showers at that time. it was coming down heavier down there than it has since i got here to the santa cruz mountains. it was early in the going. we've got a fuel morning in front of u
in an apartment complex on creekside drive near south maine street. laura anthony joins us live. are these worrying there is a danger to the public from this? >> no. they said this afternoon that this incident was isolated to the apartment behind me them have also the corner here identifying the man killed as a 22-year-old anthony banta junior, police tell us he had a weapon but won't tell us what kind. >> this is fair to say they're concerned for their emwell ook releasing few details police maintain the man shot and killed by their officers posed an immediate threat. it"ñ started with a call from a cell phone at 3:15. a woman could be heard screaming in the bok ground. when officers arrived at the point apartments they say they were confronted by a man armed with a weapon. >> unfortunately they were forced to shoot that individual. and that individual pronounced deceased at the scene. >> this neighbor told abc 7 news he was asleep until he heard voices that he didn't immediately recognize as gunshots. >> that is actually just woken up by the sound of what sounded like banging
here, the reverend laura rose, she led the group in prayer and shared the family reside pain. her cousin had two children at sandy hook elementary who escaped. >> they shut the phone off but basically i'm getting a post from facebook, and i'll probably talk to their grandmother in the next couple of days. >> they held their vigil for an hour, which was longer than the organizer expected. >> my husband counted 49 people, which rain and cold and just found out about it a few hours ago. >> across the bay in san francisco, another group braved the explain the cold. children held signs spelling out their calls for action. these vigils that have sprung across the bay and the country have a similar team. people showing support for the family families of those lost and to call for change. >> we have had unfortunately a number of shocking shootings within the last year. i don't know what it takes to reach a tipping point. i'll be curious to see if this is a tipping point. >> ama: stay with an answer -- abc-7 news for continuing coverage. you can get updates anytime al abc7.com. >> we had a
a makeshift shelter and call for help. laura rios was there. >> reporter: welcomed sight this christmas eve. carrying three snowshoers back to their families after two nights in the elements on mount hood. mark kelsey, margarita its strada and debra schindler set out on know shoes saturday morning with plans to camp in a hut that night for one of their birthdays. instead, they found the trail will washed out during the summer from flooding. >> the reality with that, the trail doesn't exist. we had to make our trail and that's what kept us out there longer, kept us pushing harder. we were across streams. >> reporter: cell phone was spotty but the group was able to call 911 sunday afternoon and give their gps coordinates. search teams set out that day but had to turn back because of bad weather. so the trio, all experienced, spent the night in a makeshift shelter near a tree. members of the group were moved to tears when talking about the moment rescuers found them four miles down the canyon from the highway. >> they were like angels coming down the road. they were because i really thought we
. wells fargo is hosting an event called city list and its life changing experience. laura anthony has the story. >> we got the money. >> glen taylor is celebrating that she just qualified for $20,000 assistance. it's the last piece she needs to buy a home for her family. >> dreams come true. >> dreams come do come true. they do. >> wells fargo is reaching out to hundreds of families trying to help them with $20,000 toward a downpayment on on the purchase of a home. sean lined up at 6:00 a.m. and one of the first to find out he qualified. >> exciting day for you? >> better an birthday. >> not everyone who applied will qualified. applicants must have strong credit history. for those that qualify, $20,000 will be forgiven if they by yes, sir stays in their home for five years buyer stays in the home for five years. >> so we have people that stay there. >> virtual home tour, they just found out they did not qualify for the down payment assistance. >> we were closer than we realized having something that we could call our own down the line. >> we have a few things that we still need to do
feet of play. >> we sold tickets. >> bill murray is charming at fdr, laura should get a supporting actress nomination. some people may not like the pace, it's a little slow and also the depiction of an iconic figure with some secrets and also the characterization of the royal family. but after all it's satire and funny and its british. it's beautifully shot. i'll give it almost three quarters of a bucket. i'm don sanchez, abc7 news and we will see you on the isle. >> up next, the holiday season is here and fedex is get egg ready for the busiest shipping day in its history. we will tell you how many >> here are the winning numbers from last night's super lotto plus. 17, 24, 30, 33, 45, the meganumber 22. it was $18 million. but no one correctly picked all six numbers. wednesday night's jackpot is estimated at $19 million. >> shipping companies expect to hit new volume records this holiday season. fedex predicts tomorrow will be the busiest day in company history. fedex expects to move 19 million packages tomorrow alone. and that's more than double the typical day's volume. for the p
for how they might behalf. -- behave. >> dr. laura helps conduct a clinical trial that helps with that treatment. patients given drugs well before tumors are removed. this gives time to evaluate the drug's effectiveness. results on nearly half a dozen drugs are expected in a matter of months and dr. he iserman believes the pace of treatments will accelerate. >> i think we'll have muchwzw7 better treatment for her to positive breast cancers. i think those will go to controlling them best i think we're going to have new agents for triple negative cancer. >> in the meantime, she's busy raising her children and providing support for triple negative patientslñ6zg as doctos work towards more targeted and effective treatment. >> yes. to have a targeted drug would be ideal. >> we have more information on that research as well as organization triple step towards a cure on abc 7 news.com. >> let's dmek with spencer christian live in union square. with all day food drive. hi, spencer. >> yes. all day, into the evening now. the drive has been going well right now.]3owñ there are many w
. >> protesters confronted management. former meat department employee laura says a male coworker continually sexually harassed her. they investigated but took no action. she was later fired for allegedly bad mouthing another worker. she described the alleged harassment. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> he tried to hug me, he tried to kiss me, told me stuff, sexual, dirty stuff. >> every single new employee goes through two hours of training. every year our team is retrained on sexual harassment. >> they say it will investigate the claims including allegations that other women have been harassed. >> back now to the breaking news, the lockdown at san jose city college. because of reports of an armed intruder, possibly on campus, robert honda has just arrived at the campus. you have new information? >> reporter: i've been on the phone with san jose police who are assisting the san jose city police. they are conducting a campus wide sweep right now. police say officers are going from building to building searching for this reported shooter on campus. police emphasize the initial call was from
when tame for the youngsters to return to class. >> laura is in the newtown village of sandy hook tonight and she filed this report. >> you are worried about going back. >> yes. yes. >> it's a community still anxious. as children return to school in newtown, connecticut. class were his back in session today at all schools except sandy hook elementary where 20 children and 6 staff members try to protect them were murdered last friday. >> i know a lot of people are nervous. people really don't want to be here. >> as parent who send our children to school and we want to see them back. we want them to come back home. you know we want to hold them and hug them and love them and we want them to come back home. at the end of the day. >>reporter: mean time in monroe a welcome sign hangs across the street from the shut erred middle school that is being transformed in a campus for displaced sandy hook stichbilitys i hope they are able to cope witness. i don't know if they are ready to even go back to school any time soo soon. >>reporter: funeral continue today for those killed at s
of people walked up and asked him to leave. >> laura, thank you. right now a vigil under way in pleasanton to honor lives lost this, one organized by pta for people to share grief and express support for the devastated community. abc 7 news is live in pleasanton for us. >> hundreds, possibly thousands of community gatherings like this one are popping up across the country this, one organize bid two pta moms. they recognized a need. supposed to be a small vigil for a community but word leaked out, organizers say more people expressed the need to be here, now expecting mayor, chief ask school superintendent. in all of this confusion and sadness people are searching for come nort a place tochl press themselves in these gathering that's serve as a starting point. >> there is power in just silence, standing next to someone you may not know. they]"iv+ -- they can give comf. omfort inn numbers. is what a lot of folks?> there will be an opportunity for them to read from prepared writings, offer prayers and recite poems and sing christmas carols. this is just one of man
reporter laura anthony will tell whaus bay area schools are doing to reach out to parents, children and staff. we'll be joined by a psychology professor from santa clara university talking about how i community deal was this trauma, and how parents should talk to their kids about violence. >> one of the deadliest elementary school shootings happened in 1989 in stockton. five children killed and 29 others wounded. the gunman then shot and killed himself. seven people were kill at oikos university. the gunman is undergoing a skrik evaluation. in february, three students killed two, wounded in ohio. students waited for buses to the school. the 17-year-old gunman is being charged as an adult there. the deadliest school shooting happened in 2007. that was at virginia tech. the gunman there killed 32 people, then shot and killed himself. and we remember in 1999 at columbine high school, two students opened firing, killing 12 classmates and a teacher before killing themselves. 26 others were wounded. >> it's been a harrowing scene in newtown, connecticut all day. we're also hearing life sa
7 for coverage of the shooting tragedy in newtown, abc 7 news reporter laura anthony will bring us an update at 5:00. you can sign up for breaking news alerts. >> with the nation attention on guns in the wake of newtown one neighborhood is suffering gun violence on a daily basis. >> a bay view resident had his >> i was standing here. that bullet came through the window. as you can see... this is where it was. >> the wild, wild west area. a 5-year-old girl last year was shot and injured on the way home from school. walking past his buildings. >> this has been a dangerous neighborhood, becoming more so. i mean with therx$=ñ gang activ, the criminal activity, and the drug dealing that happens in this area, openly, you know, it's become more dangerous. >> neighbors telling us they've obtained data indicating there were 3,000 calls for service because of criminal activities in a three-block area, in the past 12 months alone. the mayor says he and city agencies have developed a new citiwide anticrime strategy. >> we need to make areas safer and find alternatives for youth. >> this man w
was hard hit and it was one of the last stops on rogers' christmas tour. laura eddings, miss eddings says to her children that bergen county students weren't just misplaced but by other thing. >> reporter: when you walk into the fire station and you see this -- >> you know what i want to do, just jump for joy. >> reporter: along with the local businesses schools and public sectors, rogers donated 1,200 toys to the englewood toy drive and challenged the concert goers to contribute just as much. >> you have families just miles away from families that have very little and you just know that without our help there probably won't be a san that comes around. >> reporter: lieutenant ray rodriguez joining the englewood fire department. his second year in, he started the toy drive. >> who else is endrenched in the community than the fire department. i enjoyed being with them. i know where it's supposed to go and it will be there when it's supposed to be there. >> reporter: rogers grew up in a house project in houston, texas, and he remembers salvation army delivering gi
projected. laura bird and immigration rates are believed to be the reason. the u.s. population is expected to be nearly 400 million by 2015. that's nearly 40 million fewer people than initially projected. we will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a look outside at the toll plaza you concede that it is pretty much cloudy with no rain. it is dry out pretty nicely. the temperatures are sitting right now in the 40's. >> tracking the temperatures for your future cast 4 by 7:00 a.m. it is mostly 40's. by 10:00 a.m. we may see 50s indicated by light blue color of your screen. the afternoon will be 50s widespread. for those of you heading out this evening the temperatures will drop back down to the 40's. it will be a chilly evening. the overnight low and tomorrow morning it
rise there will be fairly comfortable once you say the peak of the sunshine. >> laura 60's for campbell and sunnyvale. it will be 60 degrees in mountain view. you have a green may get up to the mid 60's for today. for france in the east bay will be low 60's for comfort in danville. for our friends in the north bay your temperaturebear about 60's for petaluma and san rafael. san francisco will get close to 60 degrees. you're a 7 day around the bay shows that the drive pattern will continue until tomorrow and the weekend will be lots of sunshine for saturday and sunday. next week monday, to set, when satuesday, wednesday will e the side. >> north star bay is coming up it 60 edges with no new snow. >> i do want to update everyone on the conditions over the richmond san rafael bridge. the westbound 580--a metal piece was sticking out of the bridge and it was affecting one of the allies. the road with sensors are not predicting any slowdowns but we are still seen delays of to 10 minutes across the span. it is really not worth the tories just allow yourself some extra time. just attack on a f
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